The UT administration will confer 12 commendation certificates on its employees and general public at the Independence Day function scheduled to be held at Sector-17 Parade Ground.
The achievers will receive awards from UT administrator Shivraj Patil. Gendan Lal Sharma, senior assistant, home department; Sushil Datt, superintendent, social welfare department; and Hukam Singh, planning officer, finance department; have been selected for their meritorious service in their respective departments.
From Chandigarh municipal corporation, Randhir Singh, fireman, will be honoured.
Inspector Davinder Kumar and inspector Gurmukh Singh will be awarded for their services to the Chandigarh police.
Dr Chhaya Sambharya Prasad has been selected for social service, while Madan Lal Vashisht and MR Jindal, manager, Air India, will bag the award for public service.
In the field of art and culture, Jahan Geet Singh has been selected. In sports, Tarini Goyal and Arunima Goyal, both students of Sacred Heart School, Sector26, will be honoured.